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Description - Leaders Who Make a Difference by Burt Nanus

There are many books on leadership, but few that focus specifically on the role of nonprofit executives. Author Burt Nanus and colleague Stephen M. Dobbs have written this comprehensive book on nonprofit leadership. The authors show how leaders build successful nonprofit organizations by developing key relationships to improve their performance and move them toward a greater good - such as much higher levels of service to their clients and community. They describe the six key roles that effective leaders must play - visionary, strategist, change agent, coach, politician, and fundraiser - and present inspiring examples of how their actions in these roles have been crucial to the success of large and small nonprofits flourishing across the nation. The book offers proven lessons on strategy, team building, fundraising, advocacy, board relations, and much more. Grounded in real-world practice, the book champions the potential of all nonprofit leaders to greatly improve the performance of their organizations and realize their visions of better communities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787946654
ISBN-10: 0787946656
Format: Hardback
(233mm x 159mm x 30mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Burt Nanus

BURT NANUS is professor emeritus of management at the University of Southern California, where he was also founder and director of the Center for Futures Research and research director of the Leadership Institute. The author or coauthor of nine other books, including the classic Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, he is a noted speaker and consultant on visionary leadership. STEPHEN M. DOBBS is executive vice president of the Bernard Osher Foundation and former CEO of the Koret Foundation and Marin Community Foundation. He is a former professor at San Francisco State University and has been a visiting scholar at Stanford, Harvard, University of London, and The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Dobbs has been a community volunteer and leader with many nonprofit organizations.

Books By Burt Nanus

Leaders by Burt Nanus
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Vision Retreat Set by Burt Nanus
Paperback, August 1995
Visionary Leadership by Burt Nanus
Paperback, July 1995